Shoes Extravaganza 2018 – a shoe design competition that celebrates imaginative and innovative shoes.

You’re all warmly invited to Shoes Extravaganza 2018 exhibition and awards night @Ponsonby Central, pop-up shop 4A, 296 Ponsonby Road, Auckland. (Cnr Richmond & Ponsonby Rds). Exhibition: Mon. 29th Oct-Sun. 4th Nov. 9am-6pm. Current & past 2016, 2017 entrants’ shoes. Awards night: Sat. 3rd Nov. 7.30 – 9pm. Winners announced for Contemporary, Fantastical, Pasifica, & Young Designers’ categories.

MC: Deborah Crowe

Shoes Extravaganza:

Our Mission is to celebrate the shoe and shoe design in all its imaginative glory and ‘precarity’ as performance art, political agency or object of desire.

Values of excitement, curiosity, imagination, commitment, diversity, surprise, and innovation in design drive the mission.

Shoes Extravaganza 2018: Winners

Contemporary fashion: Andia Abernethy – ‘Anthropocene Aphrodite’

Fantastical Shoe: Fifi Colston – ‘Milos’

Pasifica: Sue Engels – ‘Hi Ika (fishing)’

Young Designer: Hannah Bradshaw – ‘Bee Kind’

2018 Shoes Extravaganza. Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand. 03 November 2018. © Copyright Image: Marc Shannon

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Shoes Extravaganza awards night Sat 3 Nov. 2018 @ Ponsonby Central

Shoes Extravaganza awards night Sat 3 Nov. 2018 @ Ponsonby Central

1 Feb - entries open
1 June 2016 - entries close
Early june 2016 - initial selection of shoes from photos. Selected entries sent to auckland for choreographing on models and show development.
1 junr 2016 - entries close
Late October 2016 - awards announced
October/November 2015 - shows